Phillip Island Tourist Destinations
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Phillip Island is the largest of three Australian islands named after Governor Arthur Phillip – the others are near Norfolk, Island, and off the north-eastern shore of Macquarie, Harbour in Tasmania. Phillip Island, Victoria was originally named Snapper Island by George Bass in 1798 and was also called Grant Island. It can be reached by the Narrows Bridge linking Newhaven and San Remo or by ferry from Stony Point to Cowers. Aerial tours and flights to Melbourne take off from the island’s airport.
Discover more destinations and make your way around Phillip Island, to find out fishing villages and seaside hamlets, iconic wildlife, stunning coastal landscapes, and international motorsport events. Come up close to little penguins on the beach, cheer on Grand Prix racer and get face-to-face with snoozing koalas as you enjoy every inch of Phillip Island, less than two hours of travel from Melbourne.
Take up fresh seafood in San Remo, or you can catch your own by just crossing the bridge to the village of Newhaven. Experience Victoria’s first European settlement site with the kids at Churchill Island, or visit the National Surfing Reserve on the south side of the island to surf huge ocean swells at Summerland Beach, Cape Woolamai and Cat Bay.
Find out more tourist attraction and travel destination across the Phillip Island region today!